Infertility: The Results (IUI Treatment Two)

I have to say that the two week wait this time around went so much more smoothly than last time.  I can attribute it to the fact that we have been through this before and therefore we knew what it would be like and which feelings to expect. From the beginning of this cycle, we…

Marriage: Weekly Discussions (Week 7)

Roses & Thorns: Jon: Rose – Going to San Diego and Seaworld Thorn – Mold issues and the repair work that had to be done Angie: Rose – Going to San Diego and Seaworld Thorn – Mold issues and the repair work that had to be done Weekly Discussion Topic/Question: Where are the top three…

Infertility: Insemination (IUI Treatment Two)

Insemination day started off with a bang, literally.  I woke up early that morning because I couldn’t sleep.  I think it was a mixture of the excitement and the upstairs neighbors making too much noise as usual.  I closed the bedroom door so Jon could sleep in and proceeded to do something cleaning around the…

Travel: Essentials and Life Savers

I’ve found that being prepared and packing the right items makes all the difference between a good travel experience and one that is a little more hectic.  I have compiled a list of the essential items we bring with us when we travel that have been life savers. Packing smart is the beginning to any…

Marriage: Weekly Discussions (Week 6)

Roses & Thorns: Jon: Rose – When Angie baked me cookies and spending a nice relaxing rainy weekend together. Thorn – When Angie got sick, discovering a mold issue in our apartment and the negative pregnancy test. Angie: Rose – Booking our Hawaii trip! Thorn – The negative pregnancy test, discovering and dealing with the…

Weight Loss: Keto Crash Course

The number one question we get asked is how do you start the Keto Diet.  When we first started the diet, I watched YouTube videos, researched online, watched documentaries.  Needless to say I did a lot of research, if you find yourself with the time, I would say that this would be very beneficial to…

Infertility: Trigger Shot (IUI Treatment Two)

This would be the first time we would have to administer the shot ourselves.  Last time the nurse did it for me and gave me the step by step instructions on how to do it myself.  Jon would be the one administering it going forward, and he was unable to come to that appointment, so…

Marriage: Weekly Discussions (Week 5)

Roses & Thorns: Jon: Rose – That we got to go to the movies together.  It meant a lot to me that you made the effort to go see a movie about a subject that I was really interested in. Thorn – That the at home pregnancy tests you took came back negative. Angie: Rose…

Infertility: Monitoring Ultrasound (IUI Treatment Two)

I got to the office, just in the nick of time.  I was worried I was going to be late, but that didn’t happen thankfully.  I went to this appointment by myself as Jon couldn’t get the time off work.  Even more so than the last time, I knew what to expect.  I was both…

Life: My Momma is One Year Cancer Free

This is a very last minute post as I wasn’t sure that she was going to share this news today.  It is hers to share and only after she did, did I feel like it was okay to write this. First and foremost, I encourage all women and men for that matter get their scheduled…